Updated: Feb 8
At Rule 1 Sports we focus on the success of our athletes. As part of our new series we are proud to recognize this month’s best on and off the ice. Congratulations to goaltender Hayden Rising, defenseman Isaiah Norlin and Trenton Skaggs, forwards Brent Keefer, Kade Smigaj and Isaac Nett, for a successful January of hockey play.
In January, these players brought high intensity, work ethic, leadership, and elite talent to their respective clubs. Rule 1 Sports is proud of our athletes and their determination in playing the game they love and we congratulate them on achieving the Rule 1 Sports Team of the Month for January.
Rule 1 Sports Team of the Month: January
Hayden Rising - Goaltender
Hayden capped off an 11-1 Win to loss record for the Month of January. Not only was Hayden’s play in net solid, but he gave his team a chance to win every night. Hayden currently has a .922 SV% in Wisconsin High School hockey and was also recently drafted into the 2021 NCDC Futures Draft. Hayden plays for Fond du Lac Springs High school and Team Wisconsin U15 AAA.
Trenton Skaggs - Defenseman
Trenton currently plays for the Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings where he has recorded 8 points in 7 games played for the month of January. Trenton is currently 6th on his team in points and has recorded a total of 36 points in 30 games played this season. Not only had Trenton found the scoresheet but he has been very reliable defensively with his physical play and strong positioning. Trenton is a 2002 Birth Year.
Isaiah Norlin - Defenseman
Isaiah currently plays for Gentry Academy where he has recorded 8 points in 4 games played in the month of January. Isaiah is 4th on his team in points currently and is a 2003 Birth year. Isaiah will look to continue his stellar two-way play as his team fights for a playoff spot.
Isaac Nett - Forward
Isaac currently plays for the Waunakee Warriors where he has recorded 11 points in 6 January games. Isaac is currently on a 12 game point streak and leads his team in points (32) and goals (23) in only 12 games. Isaac blends skill, speed, and smarts and will look to continue to lead his team in points as the season continues.
Brent Keefer - Forward
Brent currently plays for the North East Generals in the NAHL. In the month of January, he has recorded 6 points in 5 games played. Brent also received an honorable mention in the NAHL this month for having 4 points in 2 games played against the New Jersey Titans. Brent is a 2001 Birth year.
Kade Smigaj - Forward
Kade currently plays for Stevens Point Area High School (SPASH) and has recorded 20 points in 12 games played for the month of January. Kade currently leads his team in points recording 50 points in 20 games played. Kade is a 2004 birth year.